Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

Film Screening: Africa Shafted

Event Details

Film Screening: Africa Shafted
Under One Roof | 8 lifts | 54 floors | 400 flats | 4,000 people
April 23, 2015 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
208 Knox Hall

Africa Shafted is a 56-minute documentary filmed over two and a half years
in what has been nicknamed the “the building of the organisation of African unity”, Ponte Towers, Africa's tallest apartment building. Find out more about the film, the people and the building.

A timeless, universal documentary filmed entirely in the lifts of Africa's tallest apartment, Pointe Towers, downtown Johannesburg, South Africa: 8 lifts, 400 flats and 4400 people.